Sri Sankara's Teachings in His Own Words

Sri Sankara's Teachings in His Own Words

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Author: Swami Atmananda
Publisher: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Year: 2011
Language: English
Pages: 237
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788147276450D


This volume contains typical sayings of Sankara in original with their translation in English with notes.

The sayings have been culled from his commentaries on the Prasthana Trayi and arranged under various topics. The aim of this book is to introduce the reader to the fundamental aspects of Sankara's teachings in their easiest form so as to make him comprehend Hinduism in its purest and simplest form. The book contains some of the most important Sutras of Sankara with a view to introducing him to the lay reader.

The whole subject has been classified under four major heads: The Vedas (Scriptures); Karma (Primarily rituals); Upasana (meditation to achieve prosperity) and Jnan Nishtha (meditation to realize Truth or God).


Kulapati’s Preface Prasthavana by Sri Vinobaji Foreword Author’s Preface Author’s Preface to the Second Edition Preface General Introduction List of Abbreviations Chapter 1 Sankara: His Life and Achievements… Chapter 2 The Vedas – Scriptures: Their Source, Scope and Interpretation.. .. Chapter 3 Karma (Primarily Rituals).. … Chapter 4 Upasana (Meditation).. .. Chapter 5 Jnana Nishta, Yoga of Knowledge … Chapter 6 Maya and Advaita (Extracts).. .. Appendix Glossary